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Artifical Photosysnthesis

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2018

Artifical Photosysnthesis

If artificial photosynthesis works, hydrogen could be a big energy source.

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Saving Darwin's Finches

18

May

2018

Saving Darwin's Finches

What does it take to save a species?

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On Beauty, and How to See It

On Beauty, and How to See It

One of the greatest all-time thinkers on what it means to look deeply, and think deeply, about beauty. Our Video Pick of the Week.

7 Jun 2013

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Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Voyager, the photographer

Voyager, the photographer

The Voyager captured amazing photographs as it headed out of the Solar System.
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Almost There

Almost There

For the first time in half a century, waters from the Colorado River will once again flow into the Sea of Cortez.
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Sea-surges by Zip Code

Sea-surges by Zip Code

If you live near the ocean, it might be of interest what a changing sea level could mean to your coastal zone.
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Slip-slidin' away

Slip-slidin' away

The West Antarctic Ice sheet has begun sliding into the ocean. JPL used radar to map the process now unleashed.
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What If Alien Life Were Like New Jersey Life?

What If Alien Life Were Like New Jersey Life?

We need a better planet, one with strawberry jam.
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M is for Mom and other fine things

M is for Mom and other fine things

M is for Mother's and other fine things to remember in our midst.
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Ice Break-up, Lake Baikal

Ice Break-up, Lake Baikal

Siberia's Lake Baikal is a wonder.
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Mt. Remarkable...not as high as you think

Mt. Remarkable...not as high as you think

Sometimes heights can be deceptive.
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Swim Through the Stars

Swim Through the Stars

What the stars actually look like will surprise you.
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'We Are Not Separate From Nature'

'We Are Not Separate From Nature'

Watch this beautiful, short documentary about surfing, disaster, climate change, terrorism and redemption. 
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'Bidder 70' to Stream on Netflix

'Bidder 70' to Stream on Netflix

A great story is getting a bigger audience. 
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In the Dark

In the Dark

We need darkness. How else would we neck in cars? 
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Resilient Reefs?

Resilient Reefs?

Can corals become resilient in the face of their changing ocean environments? Perhaps.
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Eclipse with Birds

Eclipse with Birds

Solar eclipses are very cool even when the the Sun is only partially covered.
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Climate Change Heroes

Climate Change Heroes

Who knew James Cameron could make a good work of art?
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2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes

2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes

The 2014 Goldman Environmental Prizes have been awarded.
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Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate Change's Murder Mysteries

Climate change is like a murder mystery where suspected assassins number in the thousands.
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How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest?

How Do You Tune a Guitar Forest?

It's a tricky process!
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The Great (Dust) Wall of China

The Great (Dust) Wall of China

China's Great Wall was originally built to keep out raiding hoards. However, it can't keep out their dust.
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Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It.

Nice Ocean. Be a Shame if Something Happened to It.

Riled Up has obtained an internal memo from some very legitimate businessmen about the failing health of the oceans.
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Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage

Jon Stewart Slams CNN's Climate Coverage

No story is bigger; few stories get less coverage. 
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Let's Celebrate People Day

Let's Celebrate People Day

On People Day, unlike Earth Day, we do whatever we want. 
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very Old & still very Alive

very Old & still very Alive

How old is old? Like super-ancient Methuselah's you'd be surprised.
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10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day!

10 Earth Day Ideas...good any day!

We hope you are paying attention to Earth Day wherever you live.
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BREAKING: Racists are Stupid

By Reilly Capps
We will continue engineering ourselves closer and closer and more connected and more interdependent – unless hateful and stupid people get better at carrying out their evil plans. 
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Light Painting

Light Painting

Nature can produce a "light painting" if you're in the right place at the right time.
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